House of Representatives Committees

Contents

Membership of the Committee
Terms of reference
List of recommendations
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Listings
Appendix A – List of Submissions
Appendix B – Witnesses appearing at private hearing

Membership of the Committee

Chair

The Hon Arch Bevis MP

 

Deputy Chair

The Hon Philip Ruddock MP

 

Members

Mr Daryl Melham MP

Senator Michael Forshaw

 

Mr Mark Dreyfus QC MP

Senator Fiona Nash

  The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP Senator Gavin Marshall
  (from 27 August 2008)  Senator Julian McGauran

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Dr Margot Kerley

Inquiry Secretary Mr Robert Little

Research Officer

Ms Philippa Davies

Office Manager

Mrs Donna Quintus-Bosz

Terms of reference

This inquiry and report is conducted under the following powers:

Criminal Code Act 1995

Section 102.1A  Reviews by Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Review of listing regulation

  1. If a regulation made after the commencement of this section specifies an organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in section 102.1, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may:
    1. review the regulation as soon as possible after the making of the regulation; and
    2. report the Committee’s comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the applicable disallowance period.

And

Al-Qa’ida
Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No 1)
Select Legislative Instrument No 160 of 2008
Registered: 8 August 2008 (FRLI: F2008L02843)

Jemaah Islamiyah
Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No 2)
Select Legislative Instrument No 161 of 2008
Registered: 8 August 2008 (FRLI: F2008L02845)

Al-Qa’ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No 3)
Select Legislative Instrument No 162 of 2008
Registered: 8 August 2008 (FRLI: F2008L02844)

List of recommendations

2 The Listings

Recommendation 1

The Committee does not recommend the disallowance of the regulations, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list the three organisations:
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